Re: [SQU] Limitations

From: Thomas Adam <>
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 13:34:02 -0800 (PST)


I think, possibly, that you are asking too much from
Squid. In a fundamental level, all squid really is, is
just a way to cache webpages.

However, there is a program out there for the tasks
that you wanted. It is called proxyether. (sorry I
cannot remember the URL)

Hope that helps,

Thomas Adam
--- Devin Teske <> wrote: >
> I'm hitting major limitations here with squid. The
> fact that it can't handle
> usernames for an upstream proxy with spaces in it,
> that you can't set a
> fallback authentication proxy, and the fact that you
> can't set up you users
> in a database, is hampering my project.
> The only way I can see myself of getting over those
> limitations is if I knew
> how to program in C++ and reprogram parts of squid
> and/or helper
> applications.
> So, is there anything more powerful than squid (one
> preferrably that has
> those features)? I need something! ((Delagate? Proxy
> Soft?))
> Thank you in advance,
> Devin Teske
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